Barrister Bookcase ca. 1911

$1,396.00

Barrister Bookcase ca. 1911. Three stacking shelf units, all with the glass intact and smooth sliders. Closed rounded pedestal on the bottom and a top unit.

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Barrister Bookcase ca. 1911. Three stacking shelf units, all with the glass intact and smooth sliders. Closed rounded pedestal on the bottom and a top unit.  Barrister Bookcases are one of the most useful and versatile types of storage still available today. Stackable, and with glass doors, they allow items to be displayed but also protected. They are the original modular furniture, designed to protect valuable books from the muddy streets of Victorian London while being transported by carriage to an from the courthouse. The whole piece measures 13.5″d x 34″ w x 50.5″ h. Looking for more Barrister Bookcases? Check out these pieces here and here 

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Archer’s Antiques specializes in restored North American Furnishings and Artifacts. From primitives of the 1700’s to the late Arts & Crafts Era of the 1900’s. A tradition since 1959. For more information please contact me.

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